Fallcoming & Family Weekend

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Thursday-Sunday, October 9-12, 2014

Weekend highlights included:

  • The opening of The Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
  • Open classes, tours, lectures, career events and networking opportunities
  • Alumni Council, Parents Advisory Council and Trustee meetings
  • Recognition of Linda Johnson ’80 as the Jeff Little ’71 Volunteer of the Year
  • NESCAC Festival: Fall sports games and celebrations
  • World-Class Jazz led by Dick Hyman H’02

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Legendary guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli.
Fallcoming Jazz Concert is Oct. 2

Hamilton’s annual Fallcoming Jazz Concert will take place on Friday, Oct. 2, at 9 p.m., in the Fillius Events Barn featuring the Nicki Parrott Trio with special guest the legendary guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli.  Bassist and vocalist Nicki Parrott is one of the bright stars in the jazz world and pianist Rossano Sportiello and drummer Eddie Metz Jr. complete an extraordinary trio.  More ...

Morris House
Morris House Dedication, Ambassador Pickering Lecture Among Fallcoming Highlights

The dedication of Morris House as Hamilton’s newest residence hall and a lecture by career diplomat Thomas Pickering about the status of Iran will be among highlights of Hamilton’s Fallcoming Weekend, Oct. 1-4.   Football, men’s and women’s soccer and field hockey will host games on Saturday, a capella groups will perform and the Alumni Association will hold its annual recognition dinner.  View the full schedule of the weekend’s events; some highlights follow.  More ...

Ambassador Thomas Pickering
Ambassador Thomas Pickering to Discuss “Iran: Deal or No Deal?”

Ambassador Thomas Pickering, a career foreign service officer and distinguished fellow, foreign policy, at the Brookings Institution, will deliver a lecture titled “Iran: Deal or No Deal?” on Friday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Spirits Cry, 2000. Image transfer on hand-woven linen, Amoco non-woven geotextile thread, and indigo dye. 36¼ × 49 3/8 in. (92.1 × 125.4 cm). Courtesy of the artist.
Two Exhibitions Open at Wellin Museum

Two exhibitions saturated with historical and cultural references, Karen Hampton: The Journey North and Tales of the Conjure Woman: Lady Fatima as Transmitted through Renée Stout, will open at Hamilton’s Wellin Museum of Art on Saturday, Oct. 3, with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The reception and exhibitions are free and open to the public and will be on view through Dec. 20.  More ...